Padma Purana [sanskrit]

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The Padma-purana verse 1.62.72 (Sanskrit text), including grammatical analysis, glossary and relevant print editions. The Padmapurana is a one of the largest of the eighteen Major Puranas containing roughly 50,000 metrical verses. Although popular for its inclusion of the Ramayana and large sections on pilgrimage guides this is also known for its dedication to both Shiva and Vishnu. This is verse 72 contained in chapter 62 of book 1 (सृष्टिखण्ड, sṛṣṭikhaṇḍa).

Verse 1.62.72

गंगाजले प्रयास्यंति ते जीवाः पथि ये मृताः ।
कीटाः पंतंगाश्शलभाः पादाघातेन गच्छतां ॥ ७२ ॥

gaṃgājale prayāsyaṃti te jīvāḥ pathi ye mṛtāḥ |
kīṭāḥ paṃtaṃgāśśalabhāḥ pādāghātena gacchatāṃ || 72 ||

The English translation of Padma Purana Verse 1.62.72 is contained in the book Sri Padma Purana (Sanskrit Text and Hindi Translation) by Chaukhamba Surbharati Prakashan. This book is available online or you could buy the latest edition:

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Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (1.62.72). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Gangajala, Pra, Praya, Tad, Yushmad, Jiva, Pathin, Pathi, Yah, Yat, Mrita, Kita, Pada, Aghata, Gacchat, Gacchata,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Padma Purana Verse 1.62.72). If the system was successful in segmenting the sentence, you will see of which words it is made up of, generally consisting of Nouns, Pronouns, Verbs, Participles and Indeclinables. Click on the link to show all possible derivations of the word.

  • Line 1: “gaṃgājale prayāsyaṃti te jīvāḥ pathi ye mṛtāḥ
  • gaṅgājale -
  • gaṅgājala (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • prayā -
  • prā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    prayā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • asyanti -
  • as (verb class 4)
    [present active third plural]
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • jīvāḥ -
  • jīva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    jīvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • pathi -
  • pathin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [locative single]
    pathī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    pathī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    pathī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • ye -
  • ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
  • mṛtāḥ -
  • mṛta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    mṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    mṛ -> mṛta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √mṛ class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √mṛ class 1 verb], [nominative plural from √mṛ class 6 verb], [vocative plural from √mṛ class 6 verb]
    mṛ -> mṛtā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √mṛ class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √mṛ class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √mṛ class 1 verb], [nominative plural from √mṛ class 6 verb], [vocative plural from √mṛ class 6 verb], [accusative plural from √mṛ class 6 verb]
  • Line 2: “kīṭāḥ paṃtaṃgāśśalabhāḥ pādāghātena gacchatāṃ
  • kīṭāḥ -
  • kīṭa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • Cannot analyse pantaṅgāśśalabhāḥ*pā
  • pādā -
  • pāda (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • aghātena -
  • aghāta (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • gacchatām -
  • gacchat (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    gacchat (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    gacchatā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    gam (verb class 1)
    [imperative active third dual], [imperative middle third single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Padma Purana Verse 1.62.72

Cover of edition (2007)

Padma Purana (In Six Volumes)
by Chowkhamba Sanskrit Series Office (2007)

Sanskrit Text Only

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Cover of Bengali edition

Padma Purana in Bengali
by Navabharat Publishers, Kolkata (0)

Set of 7 Volumes

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Preview of verse 1.62.72 in Bengali sript:
গংগাজলে প্রযাস্যংতি তে জীবাঃ পথি যে মৃতাঃ ।
কীটাঃ পংতংগাশ্শলভাঃ পাদাঘাতেন গচ্ছতাং ॥ ৭২ ॥

Cover of edition (2015)

Sri Padma Purana (Tamil)
by Azhwargal Aaivu Maiyam, Chennai (2015)

Translated by S. Jagatrakshgan

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Cover of Gujarati edition

Padma Purana in Gujarati
by Shree Harihar Pustakalay, Surat (0)

[પદમ પુરણ:]

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Preview of verse 1.62.72 in Gujarati sript:
ગંગાજલે પ્રયાસ્યંતિ તે જીવાઃ પથિ યે મૃતાઃ ।
કીટાઃ પંતંગાશ્શલભાઃ પાદાઘાતેન ગચ્છતાં ॥ ૭૨ ॥

Cover of edition (2013)

Padma Mahapurana (Kannada)
by Vijeth Prakashan Gadag, Bangalore (2013)

[ಪದ್ಮ ಮಹಾಪುರಾಣಂ]

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Preview of verse 1.62.72 in Kannada sript:
ಗಂಗಾಜಲೇ ಪ್ರಯಾಸ್ಯಂತಿ ತೇ ಜೀವಾಃ ಪಥಿ ಯೇ ಮೃತಾಃ ।
ಕೀಟಾಃ ಪಂತಂಗಾಶ್ಶಲಭಾಃ ಪಾದಾಘಾತೇನ ಗಚ್ಛತಾಂ ॥ ೭೨ ॥

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